What does salvation mean?

Definitions for salvation
sælˈveɪ ʃənsal·va·tion

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. redemption, salvationnoun

    (theology) the act of delivering from sin or saving from evil

  2. salvationnoun

    a means of preserving from harm or unpleasantness

    "tourism was their economic salvation"; "they turned to individualism as their salvation"

  3. salvationnoun

    the state of being saved or preserved from harm

  4. salvationnoun

    saving someone or something from harm or from an unpleasant situation

    "the salvation of his party was the president's major concern"

Wiktionary

  1. salvationnoun

    the process of being saved, the state of having been saved (from hell)

  2. salvationnoun

    The process of being restored or made new for the purpose of becoming saved; the process of being rid of the old poor quality conditions and becoming improved.

Webster Dictionary

  1. Salvationnoun

    the act of saving; preservation or deliverance from destruction, danger, or great calamity

    Etymology: [OE. salvacioun, sauvacion, F. salvation, fr. L. salvatio, fr. salvare to save. See Save.]

  2. Salvationnoun

    the redemption of man from the bondage of sin and liability to eternal death, and the conferring on him of everlasting happiness

    Etymology: [OE. salvacioun, sauvacion, F. salvation, fr. L. salvatio, fr. salvare to save. See Save.]

  3. Salvationnoun

    saving power; that which saves

    Etymology: [OE. salvacioun, sauvacion, F. salvation, fr. L. salvatio, fr. salvare to save. See Save.]

Freebase

  1. Salvation

    Salvation is being saved or protected from harm or being saved or delivered from some dire situation. In religion, salvation is stated as the saving of the soul from sin and its consequences. The academic study of salvation is called soteriology. It concerns itself with the comparative study of how different religious traditions conceive salvation and how they believe it is obtained. "Salvation" distinguishes a notion common to men and women of a wide range of cultural traditions.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Salvation

    sal-vā′shun, n. act of saving: means of preservation from any serious evil: (theol.) the saving of man from the power and penalty of sin, the conferring of eternal happiness: (B.) deliverance from enemies.—v.t. to heal, to cure: to remedy: to redeem: to gloss over.—ns. Salvā′tionism; Salvā′tionist.—Salvation Army, an organisation for the revival of evangelical religion amongst the masses, founded by William Booth about 1865, reorganised on the model of a military force in 1878; Salvation Sally, a girl belonging to the Salvation Army.

The Roycroft Dictionary

  1. salvation

    Redemption from a belief in miracles.

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British National Corpus

  1. Written Corpus Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'salvation' in Written Corpus Frequency: #4617

  2. Nouns Frequency

    Rank popularity for the word 'salvation' in Nouns Frequency: #2807

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Numerology

  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of salvation in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of salvation in Pythagorean Numerology is: 5

Examples of salvation in a Sentence

  1. Mohamed Azaitraoui:

    Better not to wake up one day and find they've gone, teens think they are Rambos: invincible. They are told they'll be offered salvation in Syria. It's a delectable myth.

  2. Joel Finack:

    In this dispensation, God has clearly included the burial and resurrection of Christ along with His death as a part of 'the gospel' (1 Cor. 151-4)...It is God who has set these terms as the content of our faith in order to be saved. This is the METHOD of salvation in this day of grace.

  3. CLIFFORD VILLALON:

    There is no salvation in betrayal, only punishment and remorse.

  4. Václav Havel:

    The salvation of this human world lies nowhere else than in the human heart, in the human power to reflect, in human meekness and human responsibility.

  5. Lul Ruai Koang:

    If they (National Salvation Front) went and killed the aid workers, this is what I do not know. But the attack on our defense positions didn't involve any humanitarian workers.

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